Indiana. Student assaulted because of her race, says university


Indiana, United States / 14.01.2023 22:36:42

Las authorities charges were filed against a woman 56 years for stabbing an 18-year-old Indiana University student on a public busan attack that “according to the school” was due to the fact that the victim es asian.

The victim told the researchers that on Wednesday afternoon I was standing waiting for the exit doors of a bus to open Bloomington Transit, when another female passenger began stabbing her in the head, Bloomington police said in a statement.

The images from the camera bus surveillances did not show any interaction between the two women before the attack.

A witness who was also traveling on the bus followed the woman’s attacker and ccontacted the policewho later arrested Billie R. Davis, of Bloomington. Davis was accused of attempted murder and aggravated assault, according to court records.

The victim was treated in a hospital from multiple stab wounds. His name has not been released.

Court documents show Davis said the victim she was attacked by her racedepending on the channel WNDU-TV.

Citing court records, WRTV-TV reported that Davis told police that he stabbed the student multiple times in the head with a folding knife, because “It would be one less person who would blow up our country.”

Records did not identify an attorney representing Davis.

“This week, Bloomington was sadly reminded that anti-Asian hate is real and can have painful consequences for individuals and our community,” he said in a statement. James Wimbush, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs at Indiana University.

“No one should experience harassment or violence because of their origin, ethnicity or legacy. Rather, the Bloomington and university communities are stronger because of the vast diversity of identities and perspectives that make up our campus and community culture.”


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